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Web security: Inside the secret Symantec building that keeps websites safe

The Electronic Frontier Foundation last year found that thousands of certificates "used to authenticate HTTPS sites are effectively useless, owing to weak algorithms used to generate the random numbers that are needed for encryption." As a result, it concluded, "tens of thousands of sites across the Web are vulnerable to eavesdroppers."

Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Silicon Valley Mercury News
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